GBD Board Candidates
Election 2019

Five seats are up for election this year, with four incumbents.
Board members serve for three years.
Every year five of the fifteen board seats are up for election.
Candidate Sign-up January 24 - February 14

Dogpatch Owner - Two Seats

Susan Eslick*


Having served on the GBD formation committee, and on the board for the past three years, it is my pleasure to remain on the board as board treasurer and an active board member. I am proud of the work the GBD has completed these past years and am excited for the projects we are working on now for Dogpatch.

Janet Carpinelli*


Dogpatch home owner, resident, graphic designer, lead Golden Gate Audubon volunteers in SF Bay shoreline native habitat restoration. Advocate increasing local CA native plant habitat in our urban green spaces. Helped facilitate transfer of Esprit Park to City. As GreenTrustSF Chair, led creation of 22nd St. Greening Master Plan, sidewalk gardens for 22 Dogpatch homes and Scott School, roof water percolation gardens at Minnesota/22nd St. bulbout. Committed to GBD’s responsibility to you.

Dogpatch Owner or Tenant - One Seat

Jason Kelly-Johnson*


As a father, designer and architecture professor I am interested in making the neighborhood more livable and pedestrian friendly. I have been a resident of Dogpatch / Potrero for 10 years. I also have a studio in the AIC (American Industrial Center), own a condo in Esprit Park and teach at the CCA (California College of the Arts).

Northwest Potrero Hill Owner - One Seat

Jean Bogiages*


As a longtime neighborhood park supporter and retired software engineer, I support the GBD goals of transparency and community engagement in order to enable neighborhood green governance resulting in positive environmental change. I have worked to reclaim CalTrans right- of-way; parcels for public use and to incorporate sound environmental practices in urban public open space projects.

Green Space Advocate - One Seat

Terri McFarland


I am a licensed landscape architect with 20 years experience designing residential and public projects in the Bay Area. I’ve lived in Potrero Hill for 25 years, testing the micro-climate in my own garden and observing the changing streetscapes and sidewalk gardens as I walk the slopes. I have done NERT training and planted trees with my neighbors. As a green advocate Board member, I’m looking forward to sharing my skills and connecting more deeply to our community.